Pimelea ferruginea ‘Snowball’ – Rice Flower

This adaptable rice flower features mass displays of brilliant white flowers that are so profuse that they completely hide the foliage, on a very compact mounding shrub. It makes a wonderful dwarf feature shrub for the front of a sunny garden bed or use it in a pot or rockery situation. Trim back behind the spent flower heads at the end of spring.

Scientific Name:Pimelea ferruginea
Family:Thymeleaceae
Common Name:Rice Flower
Plant Type:Small shrub
Height:1 ~ 1.2 metre
Width:0.5 ~ 0.6 metres
Flower Colour:White
Flowering Time:Spring, Summer
Ph Level:Acid, Neutral, Alkaline
Soil Type:Sandy, Loamy, Sandy loam, Clay loam, Potting mix
Plant Environment:Low maintenance garden, Courtyard, Container growing, Cottage garden, Flower garden, Coastal garden, Drought resistant
Climate Zone:Warm temperate, Cool temperate, Mediterranean, Semi-arid
Light:Sunny
Growth Habit:Evergreen, Mound-shaped
Lifespan:Perennial
Soil Moisture:Well-drained
Frost Tolerance:Tolerates light frost
Plant Usage:Hedge, Topiary, Feature plant
Special Uses:Erosion control, Pollution tolerant, Fast growing, Playground friendly
Attracts Wildlife:Bees, Butterflies, Other insects

Neutrog Bush Tucker & medal

Angus recommends Bush Tucker fertilizer for this plant.

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